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3D Printed Farm Drone Designed by Mexican Engineering Student Helps Small Farmers Monitor Crops

With global population exploding, perhaps few efforts are more essential today than those aimed at developing efficient and cost-effective ways of producing food while conserving the resources necessary to do…

Royal Navy Launching 3D Printed SULSA Drones Off of Naval Ship

The HMS Mersey is a River-class, patrol vessel in the British Royal Navy, and she was one of three vessels commissioned to replace five Island-class patrol vessels. Named for the…

3D Printed Solar UAV to Function as Bush Plane for Spotting Poachers in Africa

The unmanned aerial vehicle is one of an autonomous nature, so it’s only fitting that it should be produced through a technology that allows its creator great autonomy as well–in…

Turn Your Drone into a 3D Printed Version of the Millennium Falcon from Star Wars

When it comes to 3D modeling and printing, there are few individuals who possess the skill level that MyMiniFactory’s Lead Designer Kirby Downey has. He’s created some of the most…

Drone Package Delivery is Here! 1st FAA Approved Delivery by 3D Printed Flirtey Drone Takes Place Next Month

The world was once scared of the idea of having airplanes in our skies. Most experts 30 years ago never thought that people would have personal computers within their homes….

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — May 30, 2015

This week’s 3D printing news was filled with great designs.  From ic! berlin’s sunglass line, to Maurizio Casella’s Harley model, Polyhelo’s safer drone, and ALPA’s customized camera lens shades — 3D printing…

Flying STEM Education into the Classroom with SkyBot 3D Printed Drone

Drones and robotics are the backbone of modern grade school STEM education. Engaging kids with lesson plans that feel more like building a toy than learning, is an excellent way…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — May 23, 2015

This week’s stories we didn’t cover move from small daily details, like 3D printed bowls we can slurp from, all the way to a new industrial-size metal printer from Additive…

Say Hello to the TX8 — The 3D Printable Octocopter Drone, Featuring 10″ Props

When it comes radio controlled aerial vehicles, multicopters are more popular than ever. The 3D printing community has gone to great lengths in order to provide for 3D printable replacement…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — March 21, 2015

This week’s news we didn’t cover kicks off with a topic that so many printing enthusiasts love: printable figures inspired by artistic characters. We have printable robot files included with a…

SkyProwler — Part Plane/Part Drone, Produced with Several 3D Printed Parts, Launching on Kickstarter

Probably two of the most exciting and transformative technologies of our day are drones and 3D printing. Both promise to change the way economies function, businesses operate, and governments interact. Where…

Aerialtronics Uses 3D Printing to Streamline Operations for Their Data Collection Drones

If you see a drone fly over your house, you want to shoot it down. Admit it. You do. But you won’t and you’d better get used to the idea…

Take to the Skies With Your 3D Printed Virtual Reality Pocket Coptor, ELF Quad

It’s time to relax after work, play a little—and get off your feet—virtually! Take to the skies with 3D-printed ELF Quad, a small but swift pocket drone which features augmented…